Advisor

Academic Advisory Positions

Dan is an active advisory board member of the Interaction Design Foundation an open web publishing resource available to the global UX community.  This website is the definitive technical reference site authored by the world’s leading experts in every facet of interaction design.  Millions of teachers, students and practicing professionals use this web resource every month. Interaction-design.org is particularly important in raising the level of design practice in emerging economies where the traditional book-publishing model is too expensive to effectively disseminate such critical information.

Dan is also on the advisory board of the UC Irvine Masters in Interaction Design (MSID) program where he contributes along with the other board members regarding the program structure and content.

Dan was also a founding member of the editorial advisory board for the ACM Networker Magazine along with Don Norman, Jacob Nielsen, Gordon Bell and Bran Farran.  In addition Dan was the advisory board member for Eastman Kodak to MCC for the HCI program from 1985-1988.   MCC was the multi-industry consortium building the American 5th generation (AI) computer.

Industry Advisory Positions

Dan is an advisor to the following startups:

Recent Posts

Nov. 21, 2019 – Dan gave a preview presentation of his forthcoming book “UX Magic” at the Interaction #9 meetup held at ThoughtSpot in Sunnyvale CA.   The book will be publicly available on Jan. 15th at the IDF Website and on Amazon.

October 29, 2019 –  Dan was the invited speaker for the Product Design Technical Interest Group at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting in Seattle.

Sept. 15, 2019 – Dan gave a keynote at the DMI Leadership Conference (Boston) on UX Strategy Mega-trends.

Dan received the 2019 ACM SigCHI Lifetime Practice award.  The ceremony took place at the Chi2019 conference held in Glasgow Scotland.  He gave his invited talk on “The Business of UX” to a large audience the following day.  Watch the recording on the SigCHI YouTube channel

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